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5 crazy things: Rooney chucks bucket at Coleen, cool refs, ‘snuggie’ fans

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The world of sport throws up a lot of stories every day - funny, shocking, bizarre and amazing. But you don't read them all. You can't. You don't have time.

That's where we come in: each day, World of Sport brings you the pick of the stories that you might have missed from the last day or two. Here's today's choice.

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1) CALM IT DOWN, WAYNE! - Rooney chucks bucket at Coleen in 'ice bucket challenge'

Wayne Rooney has never been known for his gentle, timid approach to things, but perhaps he should have taken a touch more care over helping his wife Coleen with her 'ice bucket challenge'.

Instead of calmly tipping the bucket of icy cold water over his brave wife, he decided to stride up and lob the thing over her head entirely.

It was a cold gesture with cold water, and it seems that Coleen did not particularly appreciate his style.

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2) ARE THESE THE COOLEST REFS EVER? - Ref and assistants exchange their very special handshakes

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The officials before the Spanish Super Cup clash between Real Madrid and Atletico on Tuesday evening really were cool.

Instead of simply settling for average pre-game handshakes, they engaged in a few party tricks on the halfway line in front of the players.

The referee and his assistants showed just how cool they were. That was before they started being referees for real.

[Watch the cool refs in action here]

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3) WHAT'S MORE RIDICULOUS THAN A SNUGGIE? - Wearing a snuggie to a big event with five other people in it too?

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A group of Detroit Tigers fans decided to take the 'fans unite' mantra a touch too far with this bizarre costume.

The six-person 'Snuggie' had the word TIGER spelled across it and even had specially crafted holes to enable each of the individuals to clutch a drink in their left hand.

It's a pretty wonderful outfit, except for when someone needs to go to the toilet.

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4) IVANOVIC TAKES ON... YES, THE ICE CHALLENGE - Okay, so it's just another sports star getting water thrown over them

Ana Ivanovic has taken up the Ice Bucket Challenge, posting the resulting clip on her Instagram page.

The tennis star has called out Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Bastian Schweinsteiger to be up next, with the latter a surprise choice added on to the other two.

We were heartily sick of the whole thing - and still are - but the cool way Ivanovic reacts to the shower makes this one of the better ones.

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5) WHAT ON EARTH IS THAT? - Bayern unveil new bus with help of magician in bizarre stunt

Bayern Munich held a huge event on Tuesday night to unveil their new coach, and it really was strange with around five people clapping at the end.

They even hired a magician - a MAGICIAN - to unveil their new mode of transportation. Just watch the video below and wonder at the majesty of it all.

The David Copperfield-esque exertions of the Bayern illusionist certainly gave the occasion the grandiose flavour it deserved. After all, what more significant event could you imagine than the unveiling of a new bus?

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Bayern Munich unveiled their new bus with the help of a magician, and it was ridiculous

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